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Nate Dogg Dies

Nate Dogg has died aged 41.The singer - real name Nathaniel D. Hale - passed away unexpectedly last night (15.03.11) in Long Beach, California. While the cause of his death is not presently known, he...

Tupac Shakur's Mother's Drug Case Postponed Again

Tupac Shakur's mother will have to wait another three months before facing court over a drug possession charge - the case has been delayed for a third time.Afeni Shakur, who oversees her dead son's estate,...

The Notorious B.i.g Killed 14 Years Ago Today

The Notorious B.I.G was shot and killed 14 years ago today (9th March 2011)The Notorious B.I.G, the influential American rapper born Chistopher Wallace and also known as Biggie Smalls, died 14 years ago today after...

Bow Wow Begs For Tupac Movie Role

Rapper/actor BOW WOW is campaigning for a role in the new TUPAC SHAKUR biopic.The young star has taken to Twitter.com to beg director Antoine Fuqua for a part in the upcoming film. He writes, "I...

Fuqua On The Hunt For Newcomers To Play Pinkett And Jones

Moviemaker ANTOINE FUQUA is on the hunt for talented unknowns to portray JADA PINKETT and QUINCY JONES' daughter KIDADA as he attempts to put slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life on the big screen.Insiders close to...

Suge Knight Arrested But Not For Tupac Murder

SUGE KNIGHT, the 45-year-old former Death Row Records CEO, was arrested on 4th December 2010 but not for the murder of rapper TUPAC, as was widely speculated on the Internet. Hip-hop blogs and the social...

Black Eyed Peas Sued

Black Eyed Peas are being sued by funk legend George Clinton. The singer and songwriter filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement lawsuit in California over remixes of the band's 2003 song 'Shut Up', which he...

Bob Marley's Son Tell His Story

Bob Marley's son has written a book called 'Dear Dad'.Ky-Mani Marley was just five when his father died in 1981, but was locked out of the reggae star's estate and alongside his mother, Anita Belnavis,...

First Authorised Tupac Biography In The Works

The official life story of slain rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR is heading to bookstores, more than 14 years after his tragic murder.Author Kevin Powell has won the approval from the star's mother, Afeni Shakur, to...

Jackson Remembers 'Sweet' Shakur

JANET JACKSON still misses her late POETIC JUSTICE co-star TUPAC SHAKUR, insisting the "sweet" rapper wasn't always the tough guy he portrayed through his music.Jackson made her film debut alongside Shakur in the 1993 romance,...

Willow Smith Listens To Tupac

Willow Smith's favourite rapper is Tupac Shakur. The 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' singer, daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinket-Smitt, likes rappers as well as pop stars, naming the 'California Love' hitmaker - renowned...

Willow Smith's Favourite Rapper Is Tupac Shakur

Willow Smith's favourite rapper is Tupac Shakur. The 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' singer, daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinket-Smitt, likes rappers as well as pop stars, naming the 'California Love' hitmaker - renowned...

Kelly: 'Best Of Both Worlds Was Intended For Tupac'

R&B star R. KELLY has stunned the hip-hop world by revealing his BEST OF BOTH WORLDS concept album was planned as a collaboration between himself and late rap hero TUPAC SHAKUR.Kelly teamed up with Jay-Z...

Ice Cube's Authentic West Coast

Ice Cube claims gangster rap which doesn't come from the US West Coast is not "authentic". The veteran rapper and actor said his forthcoming album 'I Am The West' will see him return to the...

Tyson's 'Biggest Regret' Is Not Smoking Weed With Shakur

Boxing legend MIKE TYSON's biggest regret in life is refusing to smoke weed with late pal TUPAC SHAKUR before he died.The former professional fighter struck up a close friendship with the hip-hop star in the...

Shakur Film Will Detail Rapper's Last Day

TRAINING DAY director ANTOINE FUQUA's much-anticipated movie about TUPAC SHAKUR will concentrate on the rapper's last day.The hip-hop hero was gunned down and killed in Las Vegas in 1996 and the new film will feature...

Tupac Biopic Gets Oscar-nominated Scriptwriters

Tupac Shakur's biopic will be written by Oscar-nominated scriptwriters. The movie - which is being directed by 'Training Day' filmmaker Antoine Fuqua - will be written by Stephen J. Rivele and Chris Wilkinson, who both...

Shakur's Mother 'Touched' By Dear Mama Honour

TUPAC SHAKUR's mum is proud the rapper's heartfelt hit DEAR MAMA has been picked for preservation in U.S. archives, insisting the tribute track "speaks" to all mothers.The late star, who was shot dead in 1996,...

Tupac And R.e.m.'S Classic Songs Added To U.s. Library

TUPAC SHAKUR's song DEAR MAMA and R.E.M's track RADIO FREE EUROPE have been declared American national treasures - the records will be added to a U.S. archive of culturally significant recordings.The songs are among 25...

Star-studded Show To Mark Tupac's Birthday

Rappers RICK ROSS, TOO SHORT and BUN B have signed up to perform at a star-studded benefit concert to honour the late TUPAC SHAKUR.The hip-hop icon was gunned down in 1996, aged just 25, and...

Lil' Cease Wants Biggie & Tupac Killers Brought To Justice

Rapper LIL' CEASE has called on U.S. crimefighters to revamp their efforts in solving the murders of hip-hop icons NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and TUPAC SHAKUR - more than a decade after their deaths.Shakur, professionally known as...

Fuqua Working On Tupac Biopic

TRAINING DAY director ANTOINE FUQUA is bringing slain rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR's life story to the big screen.The star's mother, Afeni Shakur, has been locked in a bitter battle with film production company Morgan Creek...

Shakur's Mother Charged With Drug Possession

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother has been charged with drug possession.Afeni Shakur, who oversees her slain son's estate, was arrested on 16 April (10) in North Carolina. In addition to felony possession of marijuana, Shakur has also...

Rapper Apache Dies

Rapper APACHE, who has worked with hip-hop stars TUPAC SHAKUR and FAT JOE, has died from an undisclosed illness.The star, who rose to fame as part of Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit crew, passed away on...

Tupac, Bassey And Muse Are Vatican Favourites

Rapper TUPAC SHAKUR, legendary singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY, and rockers MUSE have been named as the Vatican's favourite artists.The Roman Catholic institution, headed by Pope Benedict XVI, was asked to chose 12 tracks to form...

Kim Kardashian's African Adoption Plan

Kim Kardashian joked about going to Africa to win a place on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' The US socialite said she is really upset by the recent announcement that the iconic talk show host is...

Tupac's Poetry And Prose Archived At Atlanta University

Slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's writings are to be archived by scholars in Atlanta, Georgia.Officials at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, including the late rapper's mother, have teamed with experts at the Robert W. Woodruff Library...

Tupac's Film Fight Heading To Court

A battle over the movie rights to late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life story is heading to trial - the case will be heard next year (10).The star's mother Afeni Shakur has been locked in a...

Rebirth For Death Row Rap Acts

Fans of TUPAC SHAKUR are set for a birthday treat in 2010 thanks to the publishing company which has picked up the late rapper's Death Row back catalogue.Bosses at music publisher EverGreen have signed a...

Naughty By Nature Mark Shakur's Birthday

Hip-hop trio NAUGHTY BY NATURE paid tribute to TUPAC SHAKUR during their concert in New York this week to mark what would have been the late rap legend's 38th birthday.Rappers Treach and Vin Rock took...

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